Four people were seriously hurt in two separate car crashes within an hour in Derbyshire.
In the first a Maserati and a Ford Fiesta collided on Main Road, in Morley, at about 13:30 GMT on Saturday.
Later, a Subaru was in collision with a Jeep on Moor Top Road, in Marsh Lane.
Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit said three people in the Morley crash and the female driver of the Subaru suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries.
A man in the Morley crash was taken to Nottingham Queen's Medical Hospital.
The policing unit added all four people hurt would spend "Christmas in hospital".
We are currently in attendance at a two car collision on Main Road in Morley, near to Morley Hayes Golf Club. The fire service are also in attendance. The road is blocked from the Rose and Crown junction. Please find an alternative route.— Derbyshire Police (@DerbysPolice) December 21, 2019
13:36 #NottsRoad_White #Ilkeston_White @FireHeanor attended a 2 vehicle road traffic collision on A608 near Morley Hayes. 3 persons were trapped in vehicles and extricated using hydraulic cutting equipment. All released and handed over to @EMASNHSTrust @DerbysPolice also attended— Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (@DerbyshireFRS) December 21, 2019
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said three people were trapped in the crash near Morley Hayes and were cut free.
The A608 was initially closed and motorists were advised to avoid the area.
Police have appealed for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to contact them.